>> Fresh, crisp, and cool. Keep your chic in clean, bright whites. From sweet flowing dresses at Derek Lam to silky pajama pants at Alexander Wang to sporty separates at Band of Outsiders, this easy neutral was all over the Spring 2011 runways. Embrace the trend and go head-to-toe, or mix it up with a just one or two great statement pieces. Click through to see our favorites, all under $100.
We're smitten with this chic street style snap taken in Amsterdam. The color palette is spot on, and we're loving her dramatic high-waisted skirt. If you're just as inspired, make a rainy day splash in our similar finds from Pour La Victoire, Madewell, BCBG Max Azria, and Madewell.
There's no need to sacrifice style for comfort this Winter with these posh puffer picks from Norma Kamali, Pyrenex, Land's End, and Vena Cava. Peep our varied choices — ranging from a camo print shawl coat to a streamlined denim-like piece — for the ultimate cold weather cozy.
Americans like classics from cars to appliances and even in their fashion so it's always interesting to us to see what great American brands have the loyalties of shoppers. According to BrandKeys who styles themselves as the world leader in consumer loyalty metrics the brands that have captured our hearts and pocket books are in fact purveyors of great fashion classics. The top four brands in their 2008
Customer Loyalty Engagement Index are:
1. L.L. Bean
2. J. Crew
3. Eddie Bauer/Land's End (tie)
We couldn't agree more actually as L.L Bean's duck boots, Eddie Bauer's goofy sweaters, Land's Ends canvas totes, J.Crew's colorful cardigans and yes Sear's stylish appliances are all fashionable classics to which even the most chic remain loyal. In fact our household owns all of these items.